International Journal of Trichology

LETTER TO EDITOR
Year
: 2011  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 130-

A summary on researches on Thai natural products for treatment of pediculosis


Somsri Wiwanitkit, Viroj Wiwanitkit 
 Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok, Thailand

Correspondence Address:
Somsri Wiwanitkit
Wiwanitkit House, Bangkhae, Bangkok 10160
Thailand




How to cite this article:
Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. A summary on researches on Thai natural products for treatment of pediculosis.Int J Trichol 2011;3:130-130


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Wiwanitkit S, Wiwanitkit V. A summary on researches on Thai natural products for treatment of pediculosis. Int J Trichol [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Dec 8 ];3:130-130
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Sir,

Pediculosis is an important disease that can be seen worldwide. It is common in tropical countries with poor basic hygiene status. This disease becomes an important tropical infectious disease for the pediatric population. It can disturb the normal daily life and can cause disturbance of normal growth. Here, the author performs a summary on the researches on Thai natural products for treatment of pediculosis. There are some interesting reports on Thai natural products for treatment of pediculosis. Most reports are performed and are locally reported The important ones are summarized and presented in [Table 1]. They reflect local Thai wisdom. However, there are few promotions for the specific development of the natural products for medical usage in Thailand. This should be further promoted.[3]{Table 1}

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3Tiangda CH, Gritsanapan W, Sookvanichsilp N, Limchalearn A. Tud-Iam Health Center. Taksin Med J 1987;5:140-53. Anti-headlice activity of a preparation of Annona squamosa seed extract. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2000;31 Suppl 1:174-7.